Eastside Chicago: The Art Heist

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Play a city game where you will follow clues to discover amazing places and local stories in Chicago.

You’ll tour Chicago’s famous Millenium Park and learn about the iconic works of art that populate the area on your way to riches beyond your imagination. Are you up for an adventure in Chicago?

Don’t worry, you don’t need to know anything about Eastside Chicago to play the game. Anyone up for the adventure can do it – all that’s needed is to download our award-winning app and explore beautiful parts of town at your own pace, chosen to delight and entertain. 

Do you prefer adventures without tag-alongs? You’ll get complete freedom and privacy, as there aren’t any guides involved in our games.

Ready for a break? Take one! You can have a coffee or an ice cream break whenever you want with no pressure to keep going if you need a moment to relax. Ready to continue playing after your break? Just pick up where you left off and get right back into it!

An Eastside Chicago Tour has never been so fun!


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages

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  • Explore Eastside Chicago and the beloved Millenium Park and surrounding campuses

  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the city skyline and Lake Michigan

  • Learn about the artwork and architecture that marked Chicago’s journey from the 20th to the 21st century


Whilst out and about on our Eastside Chicago Tour, you’ll be swept up in a gripping story, brought to life by our top-notch writers:

You’re an aspiring art thief and you’ve just pulled off your first heist!

Now you just need a public place to nonchalantly disappear into… You act casual as you assume the demeanor of just another tourist. 

No one will know that your messenger bag holds one of the world’s most iconic pieces of 20th century modern art: Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks. If you can avoid attracting heat, you’ll make a cool hand-off, and become wealthy in an instant.

Maybe on your walk you’ll even find your next target!

Experience's route

Starting point The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA

Places you will visit


It will take you

80-110 mins

You will walk

4470 steps

Total distance

3.4 km

  • Please be cautious of traffic
  • Don’t enter the places, not part of the experience
  • Kids under 12 should be guided by their parents
  • Game ends in another place than it starts
  • Cross the street carefully
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Get the Questo app and you’re all set

Download it, choose your route and just walk to the starting point.

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Sam Wesley

23 Dec 2023
a couple areas are closed in the winter (1st and last garden), it was great either way!

Isaac Nealey

22 Nov 2023


04 Nov 2023


28 Oct 2023
we loved it!

Olivia Cronin

24 Oct 2023
gardens are closed today

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